 # Algebra 2 - 2nd Edition

## Chapter 6: Polynomials

Some links are repeated for use with more than one lesson.

### 6.1 Polynomials

http://www.mathsisfun.com/algebra/polynomials.html
This page defines and compares the various combinations of variables and values, including polynomials, and is followed by practice problems. See links at end of page to further operations with polynomials.

http://www.regentsprep.org/regents/math/algebra/av2/indexAV2.htm
This series of lessons defines monomials, binomials, and polynomials, and shows how to add and subtract them, followed by practice problems.

http://edhelper.com/polynomials.htm

### 6.2 Factoring Polynomials

http://nlvm.usu.edu/en/nav/frames_asid_189_g_4_t_2.html?open=activities&from=category_g_4_t_2.html
This page contains a virtual algebra tile activity for multiplying and factoring polynomials. This website requires Java to run some of its features.

http://www.purplemath.com/modules/simpfact.htm
This series of pages teaches and provides several examples for factoring of polynomials.

This page teaches and demonstrates with videos and text finding the greatest common factor to factor polynomials, including recognizing prime polynomials (that cannot be factored).

### 6.3 Division of Polynomials

http://calc101.com/webMathematica/long-divide.jsp#topdoit
This page contains an online calculator for polynomial division that shows the steps.

http://www.regentsprep.org/Regents/math/ALGEBRA/AV4/indexAV4.htm

### 6.4 Graphing Polynomial Functions

http://www.purplemath.com/modules/polyends.htm
This series of five pages describes how one can discern many features of polynomial functions from their graphs.

http://www.mathportal.org/calculators/polynomials-solvers/polynomial-graphing-calculator.php
This page has a graphing applet, analyzing several features for a polynomial the user provides, such as n umber of roots, minima, maxima, points of inflection, and so forth.

http://home.windstream.net/okrebs/page23.html
This page provides some quiz questions to test your ability to interpret the graphical characteristics of polynomials.

http://teachers.henrico.k12.va.us/math/hcpsalgebra2/8-3.htm
This page includes an applet to dynamically graph up to fifth degree polynomials. This website requires Java to run
some of its features.

### 6.5 The Factor and Remainder Theorem

http://www.purplemath.com/modules/synthdiv.htm
This series of pages describes how to factor a polynomial by synthetic division.